Are you frequently fatigued? Have you recently and suddenly thought that you were getting old too fast? You may have adrenal failure. Adrenal failure can lead to some troubling symptoms, but in reality it is very treatable. Learn more about adrenal failure and how it is treated below.
What Is Adrenal Failure?
The adrenal glands are responsible for creating a number of hormones that are necessary for life. Either through the result of disease or aging, the adrenal glands can fail, causing them to produce fewer and fewer hormones. This is what is called adrenal failure or adrenal fatigue. Continue reading “Hormones and Adrenal Failure: Symptoms and Treatment”
Have you noticed that you are more tired and stressed than usual? You might believe that you’re just having a difficult time at work, or that your relationships are hitting a rough patch. But in reality, it is entirely possible that your fatigue and stress are what is causing your work and home life to be difficult. Being tired all of the time, even on your days off, is often a sign that something is out of balance with your health.
Deficiencies in hormones are often the cause of fatigue and stress in both men and women. As we age, natural hormone production in the body begins to decrease. Some hormones may decrease unnaturally as well, such as thyroid hormone. Often these hormone deficiencies come with a constant feeling of tiredness as well as mood changes, the combination of which can make life very stressful. Here’s what you need to know about this link between fatigue, stress, and hormones.
Hormone Deficiencies That Cause Fatigue
There are several different hormone deficiencies that can cause fatigue, tiredness, or oversleeping. Both men and women may be deficient in testosterone, thyroid, or growth hormone. In addition, women may be deficient in estrogen. All four of these hormones affect your energy levels and metabolism. Often hormone replacement therapy can help eliminate the feelings of fatigue. Continue reading “What Fatigue and Stress Might Really Be Trying to Tell You”
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy has beenfor a long time, but it didn’t really become popular until about a decade ago. In 2009, Oprah published an article in her magazine about bioidentical hormone therapy and her personal experience. Since that time, more and more people are making use of bioidentical hormones. It is preferred for a number of reasons.
What are Bioidentical Hormones?
Bioidentical hormones are hormones that are chemically the same as the hormones that the body produces naturally. They are typically taken from plant and animal sources. There are some bioidentical hormone therapies that are regulated by the FDA and manufactured by big pharmaceutical companies. Bioidentical hormones can also be made into pellets or compounded at a special pharmacy to be specific to your needs. Continue reading “Why Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is Preferred”
Both men and women often find themselves facing uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing symptoms as they age. When we age, our natural hormone production is decreased, causing any number of symptoms including hot flashes, mood changes, and sexual dysfunction. There are many treatments available for hormone deficiencies and imbalances, but one of the most effective is hormone pellet therapy. There are several advantages to this type of hormone replacement therapy.
With many other hormone replacement therapies, the hormones being introduced can fluctuate in strength over the course of the treatment. This means that your symptoms may disappear for a time, but they will return and could potentially be worse until you start the next dose. With hormone pellet therapy, a constant, consistent amount of hormones are released over the course of three to six months. This is a much more consistent and effective way to get the hormones into your system. Continue reading “Advantages of Pellets for Hormone Balancing”
What drives your body and mind? If you guessed hormones, you’re correct. Many different types of hormones stream through your body all day, every day, to influence everything from your metabolism to your mood.
When your hormones function normally, you feel great! However, the bad news is that hormones fluctuate more and more as you get older. It’s a natural side effect of aging that you really can’t control. Men and women alike experience the consequences of irregular hormone levels that affect mood, energy, skin, and hair.
If any of the following sound familiar, hormone replacement therapy may be able to restore your hormone levels and help you feel like yourself again.
Loss of Hair
Millions of men and women across America experience hair loss, often with thinning that begins in the 20s or 30s. DHT, a potent form of testosterone, is likely responsible for this. In high quantities, DHT weakens hair follicles and triggers unwanted hair loss.
You expect to escape the threat of acne after your teenage years, but out of control hormones in your later years can cause those red pimples to return with a vengeance. Hormones known as androgens, which are closely related to testosterone, trigger the oily skin and clogged pores that hurt your skin and lead to acne. Continue reading “Hormone Replacement Therapy: How Hormones Affect Your Mood, Energy, Skin, and Hair”
Your hormones will fluctuate as you get older, and unfortunately there is no way to avoid it. Men and women alike experience the consequences of unbalanced hormones in the form of symptoms like fatigue, loss of libido, weight gain, muscle loss, and irritability. The truth is, diminishing testosterone and estrogen levels can leave you feeling like a shell of your former self, but you don’t need to accept it as a fact of life! Hormone pellet therapy uses tiny pellets under the skin to balance your hormone levels and restore your vitality.
No More Interruptions To Your Your Daily Life
Unlike creams, patches, pills, and injections that must be used on a daily basis to achieve results, pellet therapy is a “set it and forget it” type of treatment. This makes it possible to benefit from consistently balanced hormones without doing anything. Continue reading “The Benefits of Hormone Pellet Therapy”
How long have you been feeling like a lesser version of yourself? Are you gaining weight, struggling to perform sexually, or having trouble with your memory? You might attribute these changes in your physical and mental state to pressure at work or the unavoidable effects of growing older, but the truth is that a hormone imbalance is likely the underlying factor.
Without proper testosterone production, the male body cannot continue to function like it should. Since testosterone dictates everything from appearance and sex drive to muscle mass, your condition of low testosterone can be devastating if not properly addressed. Continue reading “Coping with Low Testosterone? Pellet Therapy is Your Answer”